Redcliffe Historical Timeline - 1888 to 1941

1888

Redcliffe Provisional School opened in the grounds of the present hospital. Arthur Ashmole was the head teacher until the school closed in 1908.

1888

Redcliffe Divisional Board proclaimed.

1898

St. Mary’s Church built.

1899

Sacred Heart Church built.

1902

Redcliffe Shire Council proclaimed and Council Chambers erected.

1909

Humpybong State School opened.

1911

The Koopa commenced trips to Redcliffe and Bribie Island.

1921

Redcliffe proclaimed a town.

1921

Replacement jetties erected at Woody Point and Redcliffe.

1926

Anzac Avenue to Petrie sealed.

1928

Electric power first switched on.

1932

The Oxley Memorial obelisk was erected.

1935

Hornibrook Highway opened.

1941

Reticulated water supply turned on and new Council Chambers opened.